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No presumption of innocence for Ansals in Uphaar cinema evidence tampering case, Delhi Police tells HC
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No presumption of innocence for Ansals in Uphaar cinema evidence tampering case, Delhi Police tells HC

Special public prosecutor told the HC that the mutilation of “vital documents” forced the prosecution to record secondary evidence. This delayed the trial court proceedings enormously

Uphaar fire tragedy: A timeline of what happened in nearly two-decade long case
India

Uphaar fire tragedy: A timeline of what happened in nearly two-decade long case

A Delhi court Monday awarded 7-year jail terms to real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal for tampering with evidence in the 1997 case of Uphaar cinema fire which had claimed 59 lives

Vijay Mallya tries to obfuscate again: Attachment of assets worth Rs 14,000 crore doesn’t mean justice has been served
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Vijay Mallya tries to obfuscate again: Attachment of assets worth Rs 14,000 crore doesn’t mean justice has been served

Vijay Mallya’s is an alleged heinous financial crime involving money laundering and gaming the banking system particularly loan sanctions to suit his ends.

Kamala Mills fire: Compound owner Ravi Bhandari moves SC challenging his arrest, calls it 'illegal detention'
India

Kamala Mills fire: Compound owner Ravi Bhandari moves SC challenging his arrest, calls it 'illegal detention'

The owner of Mumbai's Kamala Mills on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging his arrest in connection with a fire that claimed 14 lives in December last year.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal to surrender on 20 March, says SC
India

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal to surrender on 20 March, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed Uphaar theatre owner Gopal Ansal's plea not to send him to jail to serve the remaining sentence for the 1997 fire tragedy, but extended his date of surrender by 10 days.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Families of victims still waiting for justice
India

Uphaar fire tragedy: Families of victims still waiting for justice

Nineteen years have passed since a tragic fire in Uphaar Cinema in South Delhi engulfed 59 people but families of the victims said they are still awaiting justice.

Uphaar tragedy: Age brings respite for Ansals, but does the same rule apply for others too?
India

Uphaar tragedy: Age brings respite for Ansals, but does the same rule apply for others too?

The recent verdict of the Supreme Court on the Uphaar Cinema tragedy of 1997 throws up several questions.

SC lets Ansal brothers out on bail: All you need to know about the Uphaar fire tragedy case
India

SC lets Ansal brothers out on bail: All you need to know about the Uphaar fire tragedy case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court said owners of the cinema Gopal and Sushil Ansal will not be jailed for the in case and fined them Rs 60 crore instead.

Uphaar fire tragedy: SC judge recuses himself from hearing
India

Uphaar fire tragedy: SC judge recuses himself from hearing

As soon as Ansal's lawyer mentioned the matter, Justice Vikramajit Sen, who was heading the bench, said that the case be listed before another bench.

Uphaar cinema tragedy case: SC stays proceedings against Kanth
Delhi

Uphaar cinema tragedy case: SC stays proceedings against Kanth

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the trial court proceedings against former IPS officer Amod Kanth in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case.

If only AMRI had that extra 'C' - Character
India

If only AMRI had that extra 'C' - Character

Given that all the norms were in place, would there still have been casualty as high as has happened at AMRI today? Probably yes.